First Presbyterian Church
320 Sixth Avenue
Oct 1: 9 A.M. - 12 P.M.
Oct 2: 9 A.M. - 4 P.M. (see description for special events today)
The First Presbyterian Church was built in 1905 by architect Theophilus Parsons Chandler, Jr. of Philadelphia in the Neo-Gothic Revival style. The building’s twin towers are modeled after Yorkminster Cathedral in England. The most unique feature of the church are two giant shell doors behind the low pulpit. The doors are 35 feet tall and weight two tons each.
Visitors will be amazed to see the pulpit doors opened, revealing the remaining third of the church called the “chapel” and the great Stem of Jesse window depicting the genealogy of Jesus Christ.
PLEASE NOTE: Church will be open on Saturday 9a-12n only; Church will be open on Sunday, 9a-4p, with these special events: 9a-10:30a open for touring; 10:30a-12:30p service/all welcome; 12:30p-3p open for touring; 3p-5p Bicentennial service/all welcome
Special Services: Public transit; Public Restrooms
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Restrooms Available: No
Wheelchair Accessible Restrooms: No
Photography Restrictions: None